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Atlanta-Rome District CME Church collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0144
Scope and contents The Atlanta-Rome District CME Church Collection spans the dates 1910-2011. Materials include programs from worship services, funerals, events and church anniversaries; church histories; minutes from national and district annual conferences; and photographs.
Dates: 1910-2011

James P. Brawley collection

 Collection — Box: 1-188
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0108
Scope and contents The James P. Brawley collection spans the years between 1885 and 1985. The bulk of the collection dates from 1916 to 1984. The collection includes records related to Clark College, the Methodist Church, and Rust College. Also included are correspondences, family papers, writings by Brawley, memorabilia, newsclippings and audio/visual materials. Of note are drafts of his two books, his high school "valedictory oration" and photographs to be used in Clark College fundraising brochures. Also of...
Dates: 1885-1994; Majority of material found within 1916-1984

Isaac R. Clark Memorial collection

 Collection — Box: 1-34
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0117
Scope and contents The Isaac R. Clark Memorial collection spans the years between 1946 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1962 to 1989, and documents his twenty-eight year tenure as a professor of homiletics at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. These papers include detailed information about his administrative duties including, material regarding his faculty committee work and his time as registrar and director of the summer session at ITC.This collection offers...
Dates: 1946-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1989

Matthew S. Davage papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0105
Scope and contents The Matthew S. Davage papers (1936-1982) consist primarily of correspondence, personal papers, and manuscripts for speeches and sermons. The speeches and sermons are exemplary of the writings of Dr. Davage and were possibly delivered in both educational and religious contexts. Much of the documentation is focused on Davage's tenure as the President of Clark College and his involvement with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Also included are biographical...
Dates: 1936-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1976

First Congregational Church, U.C.C., Atlanta, GA collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0036
Scope and contents The collection has one series that is arranged chronologically covering sporadic years from 1867-1999. The bulk of the collection is dated 1982-1993. The majority of the collection is comprised of programs from worship services. Also, there are programs for funeral services, events and church anniversaries; a few annual and financial reports; and correspondence, memoranda, agendas and minutes from committee meetings. Most notable in the collection is a bound volume entitled "Records of the...
Dates: 1867-1999; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1993

Anna E. Hall collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0119
Scope and Contents The Anna E. Hall collection (boxes 1 through 3) spans the years of 1896 through 1964. The materials within the collection describe the life and work of this Methodist Deaconess from Georgia. They include Hall's personal diaries describing daily life, including her missionary work in Garraway, Liberia, West Africa. An early journal of John M.L. Harrow describes the tough existence of early missionary life in 1890s Africa. Also of interest are articles, photographs, images and publications...
Dates: 1892-1964

Bishop Frederick Douglass Jordan Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0127
Scope and Contents Note The Bishop Frederick D. Jordan Collection was originally donated to Morris Brown College by Bishop Frederick D. Jordan and included 10 books and two artifacts. It was transferred to the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in 1981, when one library was formed to serve the Atlanta University Center Schools. The Collection consists of ten books primarily on religion and the AME church.
Dates: 1818-1911

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
Scope and contents The Willis J. King Papers are comprised of correspondence, printed materials, photographs and other memorabilia that document Bishop Willis J. King's life as a Bishop in the Methodist Church, his time as a missionary in Africa and Norway, and as an educator.

Also within this collection are personal and family documents of Bishop King's wife Emma P. King, including photographs and family history.
Dates: 1904-1976

George A. Sewell papers

 Collection — Box: 1-59
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0103
Scope note The collection dates span the years from 1881 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1960 to 1983, and documents Sewell’s career as a professor, pastor, and author. The George A. Sewell papers include materials related to the African Methodist Episcopal Church and his time as pastor and minister in multiple congregations, his time as educator at Morris Brown College, the Interdenominational Theological Center, and Alcorn A.& M. College (Alcorn State University), and his work as...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1983

James Herbert Touchstone collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0102
Scope and contents The collection reflects James Herbert Touchstone’s career as Associate Secretary and Director of Field Services of the General Board of Lay Activities of the Methodist Church. The papers span the years 1908 through 1975 with the bulk of the materials falling within the period from 1945-1960; however, there are materials dating from 1908 concerning his education as well as items created after his retirement in 1963, and his death in 1975. The collection includes his personal papers, which...
Dates: 1920-1979